Oxford Flash Fiction Prize 2022

1000 words
£1000 first prize
Deadline: 31 January



Write yourself into history and become one of the greats with the Oxford Flash Fiction Prize.

For centuries, the greats have come to Oxford to ink masterpieces. Now, in one of the oldest towns, where the history of the English language can be traced back to its ancient streets, we want to celebrate one of the newest forms in literature – flash fiction.

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Enter the competition

Deadline: January 31 2022

1st Prize: £1000 / 2nd Prize: £200 / 3rd Prize: £100
Shortlisted entrants will be offered publication in our end of year digital anthology. 


Word Count

1000 words
No minimum word limit.
Does not include the title.


£6 for one flash fiction
£10 for two flash fictions
£14 for three flash fictions

Free entries available


Font: Arial 12pt
Single spaced word document or PDF.

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